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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A verse line having ten syllables.

Usage examples (8)
  • A line in the poem I read had a decasyllable.
  • The deviations from the normal type, or decasyllable line, were they more numerous than, after allowance for the license of pronunciation, as well as the probable...
  • Ten-footed or ten-armed. demolish v. To annihilate. decasyllable n.
  • How DID you learn the secret of writing the decasyllable line, and whence that sweet wailing note of tenderness that accompanies your song? for more
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